If you receive a threatening, harassing, abusive, or otherwise unwanted message from someone, you can stop the person from contacting you. Before you block someone , you should know that:
Blocked contacts can't send you messages. Here's how to unblock someone.
the invitation. If you don't know the person or don't want to chat with them, block
Your new contact will receive an invitation to chat. You won't be notified when they accept or block your invitation. However, if you receive a message back from them, it means they've accepted.
Report unwanted messages to Yahoo, and block a person from contacting you.
Just like spam messages can be sent through email, it's also possible to get unwanted chat messages in your Yahoo Mail account. Learn how to block someone from sending you chat messages .
You can send a message to the person later, but you won't have access to past messages. Clearing a conversation doesn't block someone from contacting you. If you still want to clear a conversation, here's how:
In rare cases, antivirus, antispyware, and firewall programs can block scripts or features that are essential to Yahoo pages. If you're having trouble using interactive features in Yahoo products, temporarily disable these programs to see if they're the cause.
- You could have a browser extension installed that's blocking it. Disable extensions you don't trust.